North Nagoya Walking Tour, Nagoya

North Nagoya is famous for housing the city’s most prominent architectural landmark, the magnificent Nagoya Castle. Other notable sights include the Meijo Koen Park, Nagoya City Hall, Gokoku Shrine and more. Take this self-guided tour of North Nagoya to discover top attractions of this part of the city.
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North Nagoya Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: North Nagoya Walking Tour
Guide Location: Japan » Nagoya (See other walking tours in Nagoya)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Author: leticia
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Johokubashi Catholic Church

1) Johokubashi Catholic Church

The Johokubashi Church is one of only a handful of Catholic churches in the whole country. This rare place of worship provides a complete range of services traditional to the faith for both Catholic residents and...   view more
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Meijo Koen Park

2) Meijo Koen Park

The Meijo Koen Park is a spacious open area located near the Nagoya Castle. This wonderful park has lots of beautiful flowers and trees that make it a great place for a relaxing walk. There are also a number of water fountains here, as well as lakes, statues and an original...   view more
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Nagoya City Hall

3) Nagoya City Hall

Nagoya City Hall is constructed in a fusion Japanese and modern style. It survived the bombings of World War II. It is registered as a Tangible Cultural Property of Japan.

It is located close to the Aichi Prefectural Government Office. The present main buildings was built on September 6, 1933.

"(The above description is based on Wikipedia under Creative Common...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Gokoku Shrine

4) Gokoku Shrine

The Gokoku Shrine is a wonderful religious building which is dedicated to the fallen heroes of the Aichi region who died protecting their country throughout history. Located south of the Nagoya Castle, the site also has several monuments, including the Battleship Yamato Monument and the Navy's Flight Reserve Students...   view more
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Main Gate of Nagoya Castle

5) Main Gate of Nagoya Castle

The Nagoya Castle's Main Gate, originally known as Nishinomaru-enokida Gate, was destroyed by fire during World War II. Carefully rebuilt in 1959, it remains an excellent example of old Japanese architecture and a source of national pride to...   view more
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Nagoya Castle

6) Nagoya Castle (must see)

During the Edo period, Nagoya Castle was the center of one of the most important castle towns in Japan—Nagoya-juku— and it included the most important stops along the Minoji, which linked the Tōkaidō with the Nakasendō. The castle complex is made up of several enceintes, which are divided by the outer moat (Soto-bori) and inner moat (Uchi-bori). Each enceinte is protected by walls with turrets strategically located at each corner. Access from one enceinte to the next was controlled by...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Ninomaru Garden

7) Ninomaru Garden

Located in the Nagoya Castle area, the Ninomaru Garden dates all the way back to the 17th Century. This traditional Japanese landscape garden is a great place to walk around in, and it’s also home to the Ninomaru Tea House, where you can still find traditional Japanese tea...   view more

Walking Tours in Nagoya, Japan

Create Your Own Walk in Nagoya

Create Your Own Walk in Nagoya

Creating your own self-guided walk in Nagoya is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Nagoya Nightlife Walking Tour

Nagoya Nightlife Walking Tour

Nagoya is an excellent destination for visitors who seek entertainment, because there are loads of trendy clubs, hopping discos, crowded bars and quality restaurants to enjoy. Whether you are looking for delicious food, tasty drinks, live music or a party atmosphere, you will find it here in Nagoya at any time of night. Take our Nightlife Walking Tour to see the hottest spots in town.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km
West Nagoya Walking Tour

West Nagoya Walking Tour

The West Nagoya area has lots of interesting attractions for a visitor to enjoy. Highlights include the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, the Noritake Craft Center and the Noritake Garden, plus many others. Take our West Nagoya tour to see the top sights of this part of the city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
South Nagoya Walking Tour

South Nagoya Walking Tour

The southern part of Nagoya has some wonderful attractions in store for a visitor, not least the outstanding Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts. In this district you can visit several prominent temples and beautiful Japanese gardens. It’s also home to some popular shopping venues and some great architecture. Take our South Nagoya Walking Tour to catch the best sights in the area.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km
Southeast Nagoya Walking Tour

Southeast Nagoya Walking Tour

The southeastern part of Nagoya is home to many interesting places, including the wonderful Tsurumai Park, several captivating museums and a number of magnificent Japanese temples. Take the following tour to discover this exciting city area.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
East Nagoya Walking Tour

East Nagoya Walking Tour

The eastern part of Nagoya is a beautiful section of the city. Here visitors can enjoy wonderful botanical gardens and temples, plus some beautiful public parks and a zoo. It’s also a great area for entertainment, with a fun amusement park and several interesting cultural venues. Take our tour to see the top sights of East Nagoya.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.0 km
Nagoya Cultural Walking Tour

Nagoya Cultural Walking Tour

Nagoya is considered one of Japan’s most important cities when it comes to cultural attractions. This beautiful city is home to many art galleries, museums, theaters and some other great cultural venues. Take our Cultural Walking Tour to see all the best cultural spots in the city.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km

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